Role details

Systems Accountant

Luton   •   £45,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • FTSE 100 client in Luton recruiting for a Systems Accountant
  • Market leader where poeple are at the forefront of the companies ethos

About Our Client

Our client is a truly innovative and dynamic consumer led business and FTSE 100 brand in the Aerospace industry, they are looking to source a top calibre Systems Accountant to join its talented Financial Control Team. This role will report to the Head of Finance, responsible for providing vital systems training across the business and driving change & development relating to projects and other improvements.

Job Description

This role reports to the Head of Finance and will be:

  • Providing Agresso training inside and outside finance
  • Leads IT / System change, maintenance and development for Financial Control
  • Drives IT related projects and improvements

Key responsibilities and duties

  • Building and delivering training on finance systems. This includes:
    • Maintaining a repository of knowledge for finance systems, including training material
    • Developing and delivering training to finance systems users
    • Ensuring the business is kept up to date with developments across finance systems landscape

  • Leading change and improvement projects within Financial Transactions. In particular helping to drive key IT/Agresso related continuous improvement and lean initiatives. This includes:
    • Helping understand the key processes and identifying improvement opportunities in the function
    • Helping build and deliver continuous improvement plans
    • Working with other functions to understand their requirements and the full impact of projects
    • Regularly communicating with key stakeholders
    • Building project plans
    • Supporting the delivery of these plans
    • Driving, tracking and reporting progress
    • Pro-actively trouble shooting and supporting projects to deliver them on time and in budget

  • Supporting finance in the development and expansion of finance systems. This includes:
    • Supporting enhancements planned to finance systems, ensuring they are fit for purpose and supportable
    • Working with project managers and business analysts to review business requirements and advise on the most effective solution
    • Helping ensure any solution proposed will meet the functional and non-functional requirements

  • Proactively improving control across the function and business. Particularly focusing on automation and IT controls. This includes:
    • Reviewing access and approval levels
    • Ensuring these provide the right balance of control & flexibility

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have a track record in an Systems Accountant position and experience with Agresso would be a considerable advantage but not essential. You will have the proven ability to operate in a fast-paced, blue-chip environment and have examples to date where you lead change and improvements projects.

You must demonstrate excellent influencing skills and be capable of communicating effectively at all levels as training will need to be conducted. You will approach every task with a positive and flexible attitude, utilising your initiative and experience to add value in any way possible.

What's on Offer

This is a truly exciting opportunity for a self-starter and Systems savvy Accountant to join a business that can offer a vibrant working culture, in a role with the autonomy to make a difference and gain real job satisfaction

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